costs fall from 1 October 2014
The fee for car and motorcycle theory tests will fall to £25 for tests taken from 1 October 2014.
Theory test fees for other categories of vehicle will also be reduced at the same time.
Book tests at the new price.
The changes apply to theory tests taken from 1 October 2014.
You can book tests for this date onwards from 20 August 2014.
You'll have to pay the old fee if you choose a test date before 1 October 2014.
Driver Licence Paper Counterpart Not Issued From 2015
Motorists Destroy Paper-Based Counterpart From January 2015
The DVLA has confirmed it will stop issuing the photocard licence paper-based counterpart from January 2015. The purpose of this initiative – that was proposed in 2011 – is to minimise red tape and expenditure for motorists and the authorities.
At the time, Transport Secretary Justine Greening said: “Motorists shouldn’t have to keep numerous bits of paper just to prove they can drive and have bought insurance - we live in a digital age and we need to embrace that.